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Tampa, FL: Sepsis Alliance; 2010.
Revealing incidents in which diagnostic delay led to sepsis, this video provides information to help consumers recognize the condition.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. July 1, 2010;15:1-2.
This piece reports on examples of confusion between adult and pediatric immunizations and states that the similar abbreviations are a main cause of the problem.
Cases & Commentaries
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Harriette Gillian Christine Van Spall, MD; Robby Nieuwlaat, PhD; and R. Brian Haynes, MD, PhD; July 2011
A man with HIV disease and a recent diagnosis of CNS toxoplasmosis presented to the ED for the third time in two weeks with headaches, seizures, and right-sided weakness. Physicians pursued a workup for treatment-resistant toxoplasmosis or another brain disease, but discovered that the patient had run out of his toxoplasmosis medications.
Journal Article > Review
McGuckin M, Storr J, Longtin Y, Allegranzi B, Pittet D. Am J Med Qual. 2011;26:10-17.
This review examined programs that engage patients as partners in hand hygiene improvement. The authors report that successful programs include at least one of the following tactics: educational tools, motivational tools, or role modeling.
Audiovisual > Image/Poster
To ask or not to ask?: the results of a formative assessment of a video empowering patients to ask their health care providers to perform hand hygiene.
Garcia-Williams A, Brinsley-Rainisch K, Schillie S, Sinkowitz-Cochran R. J Patient Saf. 2010;79:71-80.